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Martin Tanis is an Associate Professor in Communication at the Department of Communication Science at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and director of the bachelor and master program in Communication Science. His primary research interest focuses on online social behavior with a special interest in health communication. In addition to his work on online social behavior, he has a special interest in group-based phenomena that he studied from a Social Identity perspective. In this research he focuses on processes in the private sphere (e.g., impression formation), the organizational sphere (e.g., communication and commitment / identification), and the public sphere (e.g., social identification and the hostile media effect).

Martin Tanis published in journals in the field of Communication (e.g., Journal of Communication, Journal of Health Communication, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication) as well as in Social Psychology (e.g., European Journal of Social Psychology, Group Dynamics, Group Processes and Interpersonal Relationships, Cyberpsychology and Behavior).

Research

  • Health anxiety and online health information
  • Hostile media effect

Teaching

  • Interpersonal Communication (BA)
  • Supervision MA theses

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Research Output 2005 2018

The curious case of cyberchondria: A study of the relationship between online health information seeking and health anxiety

te Poel, F., 2018, 234 p.

Research output: PhD ThesisPhD Thesis - Research VU, graduation VUAcademic

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A psychometric evaluation of the Dutch Short Health Anxiety Inventory in the general population

te Poel, F., Hartmann, T., Baumgartner, S. E. & Tanis, M., Feb 2017, In : Psychological Assessment. 29, 2, p. 186-198 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Facebook family: Parental monitoring on social networks when children have fled the family nest?

Tanis, M. & Buijzen, M., 26 Jan 2017

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperAcademic

From empty nest to Social Networking Site: What happens in cyberspace when children are launched from the parental home?

Tanis, M., van der Louw, M. & Buijzen, M., 2017, In : Computers in Human Behavior. 68, March, p. 56-63

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

A longitudinal study on the reciprocal relationship between health anxiety and online health information seeking

te Poel, F., Baumgartner, S., Hartmann, T. & Tanis, M. A., 2016

Research output: Contribution to ConferencePaperOther research output